Welcome to Emma Clarke’s global soapbox – the antidote to modern living, encapsulated in a series of freewheeling rants.

A poem for Valentine’s Day

  I've recorded this timeless John Donne love poem for Valentine's Day. Do give it a listen. I love recording poetry. As a voiceover, it's a great way to hone my skills, to work on all the elements of vocal expression that bring colour to my work. It's also great…

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A poem for our times

I first started out at 16 reading poetry for BBC Radio 4. It was really how I started out as a vocal performer. The producer I worked with was Alfred Bradley, a legendary producer who taught me so, so much. I've always loved reading poetry. You can hear more* here...and…

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